Which Country Produces the Most Linseed Oil in the World?

Vegetable And Animal Oils And Fats November 20, 2017
Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

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In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of linseed oil production were China (216 thousand tonnes), Belgium (119 thousand tonnes), the United States (106 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 62% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of linseed oil production among the main producing countries was attained by China (+12.3% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Top 10 Linseed Oil Producing Countries in the World

1. China (216K Tonnes)
2. Belgium (119K Tonnes)
3. United States (106K Tonnes)
4. Turkey (84K Tonnes)
5. Germany (43K Tonnes)
6. Ethiopia (29K Tonnes)
7. India (28K Tonnes)
8. Poland (9K Tonnes)
9. Canada (8K Tonnes)
10. Italy (7K Tonnes)

Global Linseed Oil Production

Global linseed oil production amounted to 714 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +4.0% against the previous year level. Overall, the global linseed oil output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +3.0%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014, when the output figure increased by +16% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global linseed oil production attained its maximum volume of 714 thousand tonnes in 2012. From 2013 to 2015, the total linseed oil output growth failed to regain its strength.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global linseed oil production was primarily driven by disposable income growth, popularity of healthy eating, and production of medical care and personal care goods. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the linseed oil output in the immediate term.

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Source: World: Linseed Oil - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast